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Closed for Visitors

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Dear Visitors,Due to the increasing number of COVIR-19 infections and in order to protect the health of our visitors the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest will be closed from March 16, 2020 until further notice. During this period, none of the services provided by the Center, including visiting the permanent and temporary exhibition or the synagogue of the Center,...

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International Holocaust Memorial Day

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The cordially invites you to the commemoration of the on Monday, January 27, 2020, at 2 pm. 14:00 Lighting the candles of remembrance by students of Budapest schools; 14:00 Salutatory by Dr. Tamás Kovács, director of the Holocaust Memorial Center; 14:20 Message of the Secretary General of the United...

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Visit of Bonnie L. Glick

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Kind words of support and appreciation from Bonnie L. Glick, Deputy Administrator of USAID, following her visit to the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest. "It was a deeply moving experience for me and a welcome reminder of humanity's capacity for evil but also of our shared responsibility to remember and to prevent hatred on that scale from ever again gaining a...

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Between Life and Death - exhibition

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What was the daily experience of Jews hiding from the German machine of extermination and those who brought them help sometimes even risking their lives? An exhibition that juxtaposes these two distinct yet intertwined perspectives will be displayed at the Holocaust Memorial Center from 6 November till 15 December 2019. The travelling display showcases personal stories of...

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Between Life and Death - exhibition

1944 Magda Panni Gizi Szentpéterúr

What was the daily experience of Jews hiding from the German machine of extermination and those who brought them help sometimes even risking their lives? An exhibition that juxtaposes these two distinct yet intertwined perspectives will be displayed at the Holocaust Memorial Center from 6 November till 15 December 2019. The travelling display showcases personal stories of...

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Holocaust by Bullets training for teachers

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Following our first and second very successful seminar in 2017 and 2018, the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest together with the Yahad-In Unum research organization from France is organizing its 3rd ‘Holocaust by Bullets’ seminar for teachers on 6th -7th December 2019. Yahad-In Unum (“Together in One” in Hebrew and Latin) is a Paris-based non-profit...

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BBC News: How Spanish 'Angel of Budapest' Sanz Briz saved Jews

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Thousands of Holocaust survivors and their descendants escaped the Nazis thanks to a Spanish diplomat nicknamed "the Angel of Budapest" - yet the late Angel Sanz Briz is hardly known in Spain today. Sanz Briz was serving in Spain's embassy as commercial attaché, before being left in charge of the mission in mid-1944 at the age of 33. He was one of a group of...

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Tibor Baranski, 1922-2019

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Rescuer of hundreds of Jews in war-time Budapest, Tibor Baranski, 96, died in his home in Buffalo, NY. Tibor Baranski, born in Budapest, was studying for the priesthood in the city of Kassa / Košice (today Slovakia) near the Russian front. At the beginning of November 1944, Baranski was forced to leave Kassa and return home. When he arrived in Budapest, a...

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75th Anniversary of the Destruction of the Minsk Ghetto

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75 years ago, on 21 October 1943, the German security forces and their collaborators surrounded the Minsk ghetto for the last time. It was the day of the final destruction of the ghetto and the day of murdering its last residents. The Nazis established the ghetto on 19 July 1941, within a month of the occupation of the Belarusian capital. The more than fifty thousand...

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Visit the Holocaust Memorial Center, where a special and unique architectural style and atmosphere will see you.

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The Holocaust: Annihilation, Liberation, Rescue

In 2020, the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the emblematic extermination camp of the Nazi Germany, a unique symbol of cruelty and inhumanity is observed. At this occasion, the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest stages a chamber exhibition jointly with the Russian Holocaust Research and Education Center and the Russian Jewish Congress. The...

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Exhibition begins

27 January, 2020

Exhibition ends

16 April, 2020

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Did You Know?

How many people were murdered during the Holocaust?

How many persons died in the Holocaust and what is the number of the Hungarian victims?

The estimations of the number of victims of the Jewish Holocaust in Europe vary between five to six millions. Some ten percent of them were from Hungary, some 5 to 6 hundred thousand.


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